Human Studies

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 377–381 | Cite as

A World without Words and the World with Words

  • Melvin Pollner


Political Philosophy Modern Philosophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Melvin Pollner
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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